Dec 16, 2013 The United Nations is launching its largest appeal ever for humanitarian aid to Syrians.
Nov 25, 2013 International firms are now making calculations about whether to do business in Iran.
Nov 8, 2013 Secretary of State John Kerry and others are discussing lifting some sanctions against Iran.
Sep 27, 2013 Coke's spread has been far and wide. But some countries have been tougher endeavors for the soda giant.
Sep 24, 2013 Iran's foreign minister and Secretary of State John Kerry plan to meet at the U.N. General Assembly.
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Aug 16, 2013 The closed dictatorship just released its very own smartphone with an Android operating system. Now all they need is some internet access.
Jun 4, 2013 There will be new penalties for financial institutions that deal in Iranian currency, which should cause the rial to devalue further. But new sanctions on the country's car industry could be felt more acutely.
Apr 12, 2013 Threats by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to launch missiles and beef up his country's nuclear weapons capacity have left the economies of North Korea's regional neighbors largely unaffected, as our BBC partners report.